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Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis

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A company based in Hereford which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.

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Consultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU (EMF)

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This consultation seeks views on the UK’s proposed approach to implement European Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This consultation ends on 3 December 2015.

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Businessman in court after worker loses forearm

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A Kent businessman has been sentenced after a worker lost his right forearm when it got caught and mangled in an unguarded tyre-shredding machine.

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New COSHH essentials e-tool launched

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A new and improved COSHH e-tool has been launched. Enhancements include the incorporation of Hazard (H) statements to comply with CLP Regulations in line with the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of classification and labelling.

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